Martin Lazar

Martin Lazar

Professor of Applied Mathematics

University of Dubrovnik
phone:  +385 20 445 842
+385 20 445 770

Field of research

Control theory: Control of parameter dependent systems (greedy control, averaged control),

optimal control of parabolic problems

Microlocal analysis: PDEs and homogenisation, velocity averaging,

microlocal defect functionals (1-scale H-measures, semiclassical measures, H-distributions)

Geophysical fluid dynamics: analytical modelling in oceanography


2008 – present         University of Dubrovnik, Croatia
                                 Vice-rector for science and international relations, 2016-2020.

2021-2022               Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany

2017, 2018              University of DeustoBilbao, Spain

2015 (May – July)     Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Bilbao, Spain

2013 (Mar – Sep)     Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Bilbao, Spain

1998 – 2008              Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Croatia

1999 – 2000              Max-Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany


Doctor scientiae:

June 2007, University of Zagreb (advisor: prof. Nenad Antonić)

Generalisation of H-measures and their applications

Diploma paper:

Engineer of Physics – Meteorology and Oceanography

January 2004,  Department of Geophysics, University of Zagreb (advisor: prof. Mirko Orlić)

Modelling of thermohaline circulation in land-locked basins with respect to the lateral friction 

Magister scientiae:

July 2002, University of Zagreb (advisor: prof. Nenad Antonić)

H-measures and their applications

Diploma paper:

Engineer of Mathematics – Applied Mathematics

June 1998, Department of Mathematics, University of Zagreb(advisor: prof. Nenad Antonić)

Global solutions of Boltzmann’s equation  

Language proficiency

speaking Croatian (native), English, German, Spanish
communicating Hungarian
reading Latin

Personal information

Place of birth: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Date of birth: April 4, 1975
Children: Jakov (2006), Stjepan Domagoj (2011), Lukrecija (2014)